POMS 2®
Profile of Mood States 2nd Edition™

Juvia P. Heuchert, Ph.D.
Douglas M. McNair, Ph.D.

Technical Information


With an equal number of males and females in age bands, the normative sample for the POMS 2–A and the POMS 2–A Short includes 1,000 self-reports and is representative of the general U.S. population in terms of ethnicity/race and education level.

Normative data for the POMS 2–Y and the POMS 2–Y Short includes 500 self-report raters aged 13 to 17 years, with an equal number of females and males from each age. It is representative of the general U.S. population in terms of ethnicity/race, and education level.Back to the top

Reports


Assessment Reports
Provide detailed results from a single administration, including the respondent’s scores, and indications of how he/she compares to other adults (POMS 2–A) or adolescents (POMS 2–Y).

Progress Reports
Summarize important changes that have occurred over time in reported mood states by combining a respondent’s results from up to four administrations.

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QUICK FACTS

Author  Juvia P. Heuchert, Ph.D.
Douglas M. McNair, Ph.D.

Age Range 13-50+
(60+ norm group optional)

Administration Time
  • POMS 2 Full-Length: 10-15 minutes
  • POMS 2 Short:
    5-10 minutes
Administration Type Self-Report

Qualification Level B

Formats
  • Paper-and-Pencil (administration only)
  • Online (administration and scoring)